BLUES boss Phil Brown has made three changes to his starting line-up for this afternoon's game against Bury with Freddy Eastwood, Anthony Straker and Jakub Sokolik all being selected.

Eastwood has been handed his first start since September in place of Barry Corr while Liverpool loanee Sokolik will make his debut at the heart of the defence after replacing Mark Phillips.

The final change sees Straker coming in for Will Atkinson who drops down on to the bench where he is joined by the fit again Luke Prosser.

Southend United: Bentley, White, Egan, Sokolik, Coker, Leonard, Laird, Clifford, Hurst, Eastwood, Straker

Substitutes: P Smith, Prosser, Timlin, Corr, Atkinson, Payne & Barnard